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Sharp Park Beach

Sharp Park Beach

Sharp Park Beach graffiti

Sharp Park Beach graffiti

The “Bootlegger’s Stairs” from Mori Point to Sharp Park Beach

The “Bootlegger’s Stairs” from Mori Point to Sharp Park Beach

Mori Point from the top of the hill

Mori Point from the top of the hill

Red-Tailed Hawk, I think?

Red-Tailed Hawk, I think?

More Mori Point graffiti

More Mori Point graffiti

I’m very much against graffiti in natural parkland, but this one amused me.

I’m very much against graffiti in natural parkland, but this one amused me.

Same view as previous, but from the Mori Point side. That secret beach is accessible only to birds.

Same view as previous, but from the Mori Point side. That secret beach is accessible only to birds.

Looking north at Mori Point from a trail point south of it

Looking north at Mori Point from a trail point south of it

Rocks off the very end of Mori Point

Rocks off the very end of Mori Point

Looking south from Mori Point

Looking south from Mori Point

Queen Anne’s Lace, Mori Point

Queen Anne’s Lace, Mori Point

Looking north from Mori Point towards the Pacifica Municipal Pier

Looking north from Mori Point towards the Pacifica Municipal Pier

Dried teasels (not thistles), Mori Point. Thank you Erica for pointing out the distinction!

Dried teasels (not thistles), Mori Point. Thank you Erica for pointing out the distinction!

We were very surprised to see these clear, papery/plasticy things blowing around everywhere on Sharp Park Beach. Thank you Ocean Beach Bulletin for cluing me in to the fact that they’re the dead, dried-out versions of these: http://oceanbeachbulletin.com/2014/08/01/what-are-those-blue-tentacled-creatures-on-ocean-beach/